Solar panels could power new town garage


CORNWALL — A plan to replace a highway department building that barely made it through the winter will be presented at the annual budget meeting May 20.

While replacement of a large steel shed used to store equipment is expected to cost about $60,000, the final cost to the town could be no higher than $20,000.

An inspection by Building Official Paul Prindle, when snow was piling up on the building’s roof this past winter, showed definite deflection in support structures of the trussed roof. The 40-by-70-foot building, located behind the town garage, was constructed in 1960.

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